Laois Sport

Obituary – Errill bids farewell to Jerry Dowling, a local phenomenon

By Pat Delaney A METICULOUS man, Jerry Dowling was born in October 1911 and describing him as meticulous was not overstating this man. He even choose a special date to depart this world. After a short illness Jer passed away...

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This week 2011 – Laois hurlers and footballers record wins

By Denis J. Croke THE ban on collective training for senior inter-county teams was set face stiff opposition at Congress...

Thursday, 21/01/21 - 5:12pm Read More

Laois’ Ronan Coffey named among the top 20 players for U/20 championship

By Denis J. Croke Following the conclusion of the 2020 season, EirGrid, sponsor of the U/20 All-Ireland Championship, has announced...

Wednesday, 20/01/21 - 3:05pm Read More

Grand National hero ‘Slippers’ hands over the reins

By Pat Costello IT ended in Punchestown on New Year’s Eve where it all began some twenty years previously and...

Friday, 15/01/21 - 1:46pm Read More

Obituary – Killeshin and Laois say farewell to a goalkeeping legend

By Pat Delaney THE death of Tony (Stoney) Burke of Killeshin on Sunday 13 December caused great sadness in his...

Thursday, 14/01/21 - 12:48pm Read More

This Week Ten Years On sport was in full flow

By Denis J. Croke IN stark contrast to 2021, ten years ago the GAA season was up and running. Laois...

Thursday, 14/01/21 - 12:46pm Read More

Laois club stalwart to receive 2020 volunteers in sport award

By Denis J. Croke Laois’ Mary Donohue will receive nationwide recognition for her dedicated work with the Harps camogie when...

Monday, 11/01/21 - 3:37pm Read More

Tomorrow’s back page

Portlaoise and Laois stalwart Cahir Healy transfers to London Interview with Niall “Slippers” Madden who announced his retirement Looking bcak...

Monday, 11/01/21 - 3:15pm Read More

Stephen’s Day run raises over €2,000 for Cuisle Centre

By Denis J. Croke DESPITE the times that are in it, the annual St Stephen’s Day 5km event held by...

Monday, 28/12/20 - 12:13pm Read More

Breaking – GAA confirm plans for 2021 split season

By Denis J. Croke FOR many the disruption caused to sport, and in particular to the GAA, by the Coronavirus...

Monday, 21/12/20 - 6:05pm Read More

National Sport

Roman Abramovich: Lampard’s status at Chelsea undiminished despite sacking

By George Sessions and Nick Purewal, PA Chelsea sacked head coach Frank Lampard on Monday but owner Roman Abramovich has insisted the former midfielder’s status at the club remains undiminished. The Blues decided to part ways with their record goalscorer...

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Latest round of Premier League Covid-19 tests reveal eight positives

By PA Sport Staff There were just eight positive Covid-19 tests out of 2,518 Premier League players and club staff...

Monday, 25/01/21 - 5:27pm Read More

Chelsea sack Frank Lampard with Thomas Tuchel expected to take over

By George Sessions and Nick Purewal, PA Chelsea have sacked head coach Frank Lampard after a run of five defeats...

Monday, 25/01/21 - 1:12pm Read More

Two uncapped players named in Ireland’s Six Nations squad

Kenneth Fox Munster’s Craig Casey and Ulster’s Tom O’Toole are the only two uncapped players selected in Ireland’s Six Nations...

Monday, 25/01/21 - 11:28am Read More

Chelsea set to replace Frank Lampard with Thomas Tuchel

By Nick Purewal, PA Thomas Tuchel is in line to take over at Chelsea with Frank Lampard expected to lose...

Monday, 25/01/21 - 10:52am Read More

What might be next for Conor McGregor after defeat against Dustin Poirier?

By David Charlesworth, PA Conor McGregor has vowed to carry on in mixed martial arts after a shock defeat to...

Monday, 25/01/21 - 8:08am Read More

Real Madrid eye Haaland and Arsenal agree loan deal for Odegaard

By PA Sport Staff Chelsea and Manchester United’s pursuit of Erling Haaland could be about to hit a massive roadblock...

Monday, 25/01/21 - 8:07am Read More

Dominic Calvert-Lewin makes his mark as Everton ease past Sheffield Wednesday

By Carl Markham, PA Former Blade Dominic Calvert-Lewin was quickly back into the goalscoring groove after making his mark in...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 10:14pm Read More

Solskjaer reveals how practice makes perfect for Bruno Fernandes

By Simon Peach, PA Chief Football Writer Bruno Fernandes’ set piece practice on the eve of Manchester United’s FA Cup...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 9:07pm Read More

Ospreys complete comeback victory at Connacht

By PA Sport Staff Rhys Webb responded to his omission from Wales’ Six Nations squad with two tries in Ospreys’...

Sunday, 24/01/21 - 8:02pm Read More

Sport Columnists

RUGBY – Portlaoise signal intention in season opener

Portlaoise 26 Thurles 22 PORTLAOISE signalled their intention to rebuild their side into a force to be reckoned with at Togher on Sunday last. Captain Rosie Palmer led her team into the first competitive match of the season with trepidation...

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Ruanbeg rescued

WRITE a book on any subject and that topic becomes part of the author’s mental make-up both before and long...

Tuesday, 11/09/12 - 3:20pm Read More